Exploring the public health nurse's role in establishing a state-level public health system for children's vision
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related nursing
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
List 3 reasons that a public health system for children’s vision is needed at the state level Describe 3 characteristics of an integrated health information system that can support vision screening and outcome data Describe 2 resources that can lead to improved uniformity in vision screening at the state level Discuss the potential role of the public health nurse in operationalizing children’s vision and eye health recommendations.
Keyword(s): Health Promotion and Education, Vision Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I hold the Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Chair in Values Based Health Care at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies. I am an educator in the fields of epidemiology, public health and environmental health. I serve as a member of the Regional III Health Equity Council for HHS, chairman of the Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment, and am incoming Chair for the National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.